Combining HLA-DR risk alleles and anti-Epstein-Barr virus antibody profiles to stratify multiple sclerosis risk

Strautins, K; Tschochner, M; James, I; Choo, L; Dunn, DS; Pedrini, M; Kermode, A; Carroll, W; Nolan, D
March 2014
Multiple Sclerosis Journal;Mar2014, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p286
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examines the case control associations between multiple sclerosis (MS) risk and anti-Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) antibody levels and human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DR profiles. Details about the methods of the study are provided. The study suggests the potential of the inclusion of anti-EBV serology and HLA-DR risk profiles to enhance the ability to discriminate MS cases and controls.


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